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There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Ottawa to Charlottetown  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Charlottetown (YYG) YOW - YYG

$167 - $387

Cheapest option

Fly Ottawa to Moncton, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Moncton (YQM) YOW - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
  3. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$126 - $503

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Train to Montreal, fly to Charlottetown  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Charlottetown (YYG) YUL - YYG

$182 - $515

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive

$256 - $300

Train, bus  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Sainte-Foy
  2. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Moncton
  3. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Amherst, NS
  4. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$198 - $347

Drive  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Charlottetown 837.1 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 14 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown is to fly which costs $210 - $550 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Charlottetown. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Confederation Centre via Gare d'autocars de Montréal, Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy and Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 29 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Charlottetown is 977 km. The road distance is 1339.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 22 h 29 min and costs $330 - $400.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Charlottetown bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Charlottetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 37 min.

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Ottawa to Charlottetown bus services, operated by Autobus Les Sillons, arrive at Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive station.

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Charlottetown is 1 h ahead of Ottawa. It is currently 6:42 PM in Ottawa and 7:42 PM in Charlottetown.

Map of how to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown.
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  • Distance: 610.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Charlottetown, PE, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Ottawa to Charlottetown twice daily.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Charlottetown via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Sainte-Foy
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Sainte-Foy to Moncton
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$75 - $100
Economy
$100 - $140
EconomyPlus
$130 - $180
Business
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
maritimebus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
intercar.ca
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$203
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Charlottetown is 1339 km. It takes approximately 14 h 47 min to drive from Ottawa to Charlottetown.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Charlottetown. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs $4.

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